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A loan of $200 helped to buy fabric, beads, and materials in quantity for her handcrafted batik handbags.


Wahyu's story

Wahyu is a Balinese artisan who makes handcrafted batik handbags and totes. She would like to buy fabric, beads, and materials in quantity for her handcrafted batik handbags.

Wahyu has been selling through NOVICA since 2012. This is her story:

"I work in Java's legendary batik art. I'm always keen to learn new things and new techniques. My family taught me that I must work hard to succeed in life. Now I am married and we have a lovely daughter. In my small batik workshop, I specialize in handbags, cushion covers and table runners, and add details with beads. My products might take longer to finish because of the hand-sewn beaded details, but I am always satisfied with the end result."


"I need capital to order batik and beads for my designs, and I got this chance to request a loan from you. What a nice surprise and a big help for me! Thank you so much for your support and trust. With the holidays coming, I hope that sales will increase. This will help me to build my small home business."

Use the link below to view Wahyu's beaded batik handbags and totes on the NOVICA site:
http://www.novica.com/artistdetail/index.cfm?faid=8545



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